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Syria's civil war has inspired some in Congress and in the media. Stupidity or insanity? Some people don't learn from past mistakes.
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In Massachusetts, what's been a relatively lackluster campaign to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry is heating up.
A horrifying murder took place Wednesday afternoon, in South East London. Two men in their 20's attacked and beheaded a British soldier with a machete-style knife.
In the furious fallout from the revelation that the IRS flagged applications from conservative nonprofits for extra review because of their political activity, some points about the big picture Consider this our Top 6 list of need-to-know facts on social welfare nonprofits , also known as dark money groups because they don't have to disclose their ... (more)
Some of the world's wealthiest corporations - utilizing secretive tax havens backed by powerful governments - are siphoning billions of dollars of potential revenue from the very same poor countries that foreign investment is so often said to be helping.
The axe has come down in Chicago in the largest mass school closing in US history, an act opponents have called an attempt to further privatize the school system and "neoliberal savagery masquerading as school reform." Months of protests and public furor preceded the Chicago Board of Education vote on Wednesday to close 49 elementary schools and ... (more)
Satellite image from Oct. 29, 2012, shows Hurricane Sandy off of Maryland and Virginia.
Two men yesterday engaged in a horrific act of violence on the streets of London by using what appeared to be a meat cleaver to hack to death a British soldier.
Tim Ritter is one of three people within the Temecula Valley Unified School District who were aware of the undercover police operation that occurred for several months on Temecula school campuses.
An active duty soldier was "beheaded" Wednesday afternoon in London by machete-wielding assailants who were shot by police moments later, British media outlets reported.
The National Weather Service published a map showing much of the U.S. had a "slight risk" of severe thunderstorms.
The first funeral for a child killed when a tornado struck the Plaza Towers elementary school in Oklahoma was expected to be held Thursday.
A little treasure in the debris of a home that once welcomed Rebecca Garland's four grandchildren gave her such a delight as her friends and family scoured the mountain of rubble for any mementos left behind by Monday's powerful tornado.
One of the provisions removed from the immigration overhaul bill would have allowed U.S. citizens to sponsor same-sex partners in the green card process.
He issued the message on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, whose theme for 2013 is Water and Biodiversity.
Remember that time a young Tiger Woods burst onto the scene at the 1997 Masters, winning by a bucketful of strokes? Then remember the next year, when angry old white man Fuzzy Zoeller quipped that the "boy" was playing very well, and that the media should just tell him not to serve fried chicken, collard greens, or "whatever the hell they eat" when ... (more)